Archive for July 29th, 2013
Employers get serious about co-funded training
By Dr John Mitchell | 29th July, 2013 | News |
Who wins when employers, not providers, access government funds for training? By John Mitchell There is so much controversy surrounding VET policy that it is difficult to look with fresh eyes upon any policy initiative that previously has attracted debate More..
Higher education’s ever-changing mood
By Sandra Harding | 29th July, 2013 | Front page posts, News, Top Stories |
The winds of change are blowing through the corridors of higher education, bringing with it a greater awareness and activism. By Sandra Harding It might be just me, but I think I can detect a changing mood when it comes More..
Universities embrace the digital revolution
By Louis White | 29th July, 2013 | Features, Front page posts, News, Technology |
How students are learning at university is being shaken up, with the future looking brighter than ever. By Louis White Try spending 10 minutes of your normal working day without being influenced by technology in some way. Hard, isn’t it? More..
Course quality flagged by new minister
By Antonia Maiolo | 29th July, 2013 | Finance, Front page posts, News |
Despite concerns, Kim Carr is careful to avoid talk of reintroducing admissions caps. By Antonia Maiolo The new Minister for Higher Education, Kim Carr, has not clarified whether he will reintroduce university enrolment caps, despite signalling the need to focus More..
The virtual staff room
By Campus Review | 29th July, 2013 | Features, Front page posts, News, Technology |
Swinburne Online’s teaching staff rarely meet physically, but still maintain their support networks Swinburne University of Technology’s distance-learning arm, Swinburne Online, has staff that are based solely online, like its students. Physically these eLearning Advisors (eLAs) are based around the More..
Universities peak body offers cap alternative
By Campus Review | 29th July, 2013 | Finance, Front page posts, News, Top Stories |
Universities Australia has joined the chorus of opposition to proposed education tax-break changes The number of paying postgraduate students may drop by up to 30 per cent in just four years if the government pushes through with its proposals to More..